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  1. Seaton and McGovern into medal racesRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | RTE.ie

    Ireland's Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern from Providence Team IRL will do battle tomorrow against the world's most skilled 49er skiff sailors tomorrow after qualifying for the World Championship medal races. The pair finished eightth overall from a fleet of 80 boats at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain.

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  2. Diplomats: Iran receptive to new nuke proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

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  3. Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effortRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | LA Daily News

    A health worker volunteer talks with a resident on how to prevent and identify the Ebola virus in others, and distributes bars of soap in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

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  4. John F. Kennedy's letters to the family of lost PT-109 crewmate sell for $200,000 at auctionRead the original story

    39 min ago | Lifestyles

    A collection of letters John F. Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate sold for $200,000 at an auction. RR Auction, a Boston-based auction house, said the sale happened Thursday during a two-day auction at the Omni Parker House that also saw the sale of a collection of letters that Kennedy's younger brother, Robert F. Kennedy, wrote to a classmate at what is now the Portsmouth Abbey School in Rhode Island.

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  5. Designers go for the flow at Milan Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The collections being previewed during Milan fashion week, in its fourth day Saturday, are easy to wear and roomy, not binding, meant for every day and not rarified occasions. Oscar-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino's latest film opened Giorgio Armani's womenswear collection for next summer, teaming up two of Italy's top cultural ambassadors.

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  6. West Ham 3 Liverpool 1 - Hammers too strong for RedsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | IcNetwork

    A stellar performance from West Ham resulted in the Hammers securing a 3-1 win over title contenders Liverpool in the late kick-off at Upton Park. The Hammers were desperately searching for their first home league win of the campaign, and showed Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool exactly what they are capable of.

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  7. Israel, Hamas indirect talks scheduled for Cairo on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    Indirect talks in Cairo between Israel and Hamas over an extended cease fire agreement are expected to begin Tuesday, diplomatic officials in Jerusalem confirmed on Saturday night. The Egyptian-mediated talks are set to start some 28 days after the end of Operation Protective Edge on August 26. That 50-day campaign ended with an unconditional cease-fire that was to be followed up by indirect talks in Cairo to start within a month and deal with the terms of a longer-term cease fire.

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  8. Investigators at loss to explain crash of Air Algerie jet that killed 116Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident. Bernard Boudaille of France's accident investigation authority BEA says investigators still don't know what brought down Flight 5017, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 carrying 110 passengers and six crew members, nearly two months after the jet crashed in Mali soon after it took off from Ouagadougo, Burkina Faso.

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  9. No Kate, but Wills still welcome in MaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Prince William stops to chat with the crowd on his way to the National Library Valletta, Malta. He's taken over duties for his wife while she copes with pregnancy illness.

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  10. Albania tightens security ahead of pope...Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Albania upped security on Saturday as it prepared to host Pope Francis amid warnings that Islamic State jihadists could be planning an attack on the Catholic leader in the mainly Muslim country. Plainclothes police were out on the streets of the capital Tirana, with some 2,500 officers due to be deployed for the pope's visit on Sunday, his first to a European country.

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  11. Afghan presidential rivals set to ink...Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates are due to sign a power-sharing agreement Sunday, a senior government official said, ending a prolonged stand-off over the disputed result of the June 14 election. Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah listen to the national anthem during a ceremony to mark the third anniversary of the assassination of Burhanuddin Rabbani, in Kabul on September 20, 2014 The final result is also scheduled for release, after being delayed for last-minute talks on the agreement to break a deadlock that has plunged Afghanistan into a political crisis as US-led troops end their 13-year war against the Taliban.

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  12. El-Sissi: If I hadn't intervened, radical Islam would have pushed Egypt into civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a "comprehensive strategy" to tackle the roots of extremism across the region. In his first interview with a foreign media outlet since taking office in June, el-Sissi sought to present himself and Egypt as at the vanguard of confronting militancy, citing it as the reason for his ouster of Egypt's first freely elected president more than a year ago - a move that brought international criticism and strained ties with top ally the United States.

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  13. Syrian Nusra Front executes Lebanese soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Times of Israel

    This January 2013 citizen journalism image shows rebels from al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front waving their brigade flag on top of a Syrian air force helicopter, at Taftanaz air base, captured by the rebels, in Idlib province, northern Syria. A Lebanese soldier has been executed by the Al-Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of Al-Qaeda, the government said on Saturday.

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  14. Last stretch of New York's High Line to openRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Evening Sun

    The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees. That last, half-mile section finishes the 22-block walkway that over five years has helped drive the hip gentrification of the Chelsea neighborhood on Manhattan's West Side.

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  15. Southern residents demand government action on GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Times of Israel

    An Israeli soldier walks in the abandoned Kibbutz Nahal Oz, Southern israel, as Hamas militants in Gaza continue to fire rockets into Israel on the 34rd day of Operation Protective Edge. Hundreds of residents of southern Israel protested Saturday night in Sderot, demanding a government solution to the mortar and rocket fire emanating from the Gaza Strip Fearing the renewal of rocket fire surrounding the resumption of indirect ceasefire negotiations between Israel, Hamas and other Gaza-based terror groups in Cairo, residents said they intend to move their families away from the Gaza periphery for the Jewish High Holidays which begin Wednesday evening.

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  16. Sierra Leone faces criticism over Ebola...Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Sierra Leone began the second day of a 72-hour nationwide shutdown aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on Saturday amid criticism that the action was a poorly planned publicity stunt. A health worker, wearing Personal Protective Equipment, stands inside the high-risk area at Elwa hospital in Monrovia on September 7, 2014 Most of Sierra Leone's six million people have been confined to their homes from midnight on Friday, with only essential workers such as health professionals and security forces exempt.

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  17. Gaza ceasefire talks to resume WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Hamas leader Khaled Msshaal arrives for a meeting with Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki at the Carthage presidential palace on the outskirts of Tunis on September 12, 2014. Indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian delegations on the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip will resume on Wednesday in Cairo, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said on Saturday.

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  18. Man police want to speak to in connection with the theft.Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Halstead Gazette

    Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from the Co-Op store at the Laindon Centre in Basildon . At 1.45pm on Tuesday, September 16, the suspect concealed over A 40 worth of cheese in a bag, before leaving store without attempting to pay.

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  19. UN reaffirms support for force in Golan HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Times of Israel

    The UN Security Council on Friday reaffirmed its unconditional support for maintaining the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights that has been caught up in Syria's civil war. Questions about the future of the 12,000-strong force had been raised after the abduction of 45 Fijian peacekeepers by al-Qaeda-linked rebels who later freed them.

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  20. 'Keg is tapped' -- Oktoberfest opens to...Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Bangkok Post

    Germany's world-famous Oktoberfest kicked off Saturday with the traditional tapping of the first barrel of beer, as millions of revellers are set to soak up the frothy atmosphere in the 16-day annual extravaganza. Visitors reach for the first beer mugs at the opening of the traditional Bavarian Oktoberfest festival at the Theresienwiese in Munich, on September 20, 2014 With the cry of "O'zapft is" , the amber fluid began to flow at noon after Munich's mayor, Dieter Reiter, with due pomp and ceremony, took a mallet and in four swings breached a 200-litre barrel.

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